As we said in the first part, drinks are part of a people's culture. Many drinks and dishes of traditional Iranian food culture even have a healing effect. The majority of Iranian traditional drinks are made from natural substances such as fruits, dairy products, and herbal medicinal herbs.
Meanwhile, carbonated or alcoholic drinks, for which the West also advertises abroad, are not medically healthy.
Almost everyone today knows the numerous damages of alcoholic drinks and the consequences of alcohol dependence. About 4 percent of the world's deaths are attributable to the consumption of these harmful drinks. Alcohol is considered to be the cause of many ailments or even unexpected events, such as diseases of the digestive system, depression, oropharyngeal cancer, larynx or esophagus, or heart attacks, traffic accidents and acts of violence.
But the carbonated drinks, for which in the Western mass media large advertising is operated at home and abroad, are harmful. Many have become accustomed to taking such drinks after eating, believing that it will better digest the food. But those fizzy drinks hurt.
They contain no pulps, no protein or other necessary nutrients, but only sugar and acid. The carbonic acid in these drinks over-acidifies the stomach and causes indigestion. When the acid enters the bloodstream, the body is forced to neutralize it to consume calcium, which causes calcium deficiency. In addition, calcium is found in the kidneys and causes kidney stones.
Carbonated drinks cause indigestion, bone disease, and malnutrition. They lead to insomnia and disturb the inner balance. The sugar in carbonated and caffeinated drinks puts a strain on the pancreas and increases the risk of diabetes.
Contrary to the usual notion that some sugarless carbonated drinks are healthy, experts believe that the aspartome in these drinks causes dizziness, weakens memory and learning ability, and results in osteoporosis (bone loss).